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· February, 2013

Stories about Egypt from February, 2013

One Billion Rising: Progress for Women Worldwide, But Still Much to Do

On February 14, 2013, a worldwide event "One Billion Rising" was held, in which women were invited to gather and to dance, to demonstrate against gender violence. On this occasion,...

Egypt: Armed Robbery Caught on Tape

A YouTube video of an armed robbery of a mobile phone shop in Egypt is making the rounds online. On Twitter, Ahmed Atia Aboshosha writes [ar]: سطو مسلح..المتهمون وجوههم واضحة...

Egypt: The Muslim Brotherhood or the CIA?

The Muslim Brotherhood will soon confuse the world, if it decides to go ahead with a name change. Egyptian Bassem Sabry explains: @Bassem_Sabry: My friend @HaniSabra has just noticed the...

Egyptian Police Fire US-Made Tear Gas

Police Torture Continues in Egypt

On Egyptian Chronicles, blogger Zeinobia talks about how the police continue to torture people. She shares the story of Ayman Mehana, who was attacked, arrested and allegedly sexually abused at...

Mauritanians Protest Tahrir Square Assaults

Egyptians Elected Morsi Because …

On Twitter, Egyptians who voted for Mohamed Morsi in the Egyptian presidential elections in June 24 are remorseful - and their regret is evident in a new hashtag which reads:...

Dignity, Courage and Hypocrisy: Egyptian Man Stripped Naked by Police

A video showing an Egyptian man Hamada Saber being beaten and stripped by the police has gone viral, creating a wave of shock and disbelief in the country.

Egypt: Prime Minister's ‘Bad Boobs’ Speech Transcribed

YouTube user Masr Madaneya publishes a short video of Prime Minister Hisham Qandil's speech subtitled in English. The declaration sparked outcry and mockery in the last days after the Prime...

Palestine: Fighting with the Poem

Amira Abd El-Khalek, an Egyptian blogger who studied English literature and anthropology in Egypt and UK, wrote on the Arabic Literature blog about an evening of Palestinian poets, Asma’a Azaizeh...

Egypt: Morsi's State

Egyptian writer and journalist, Wael Eskandar, comments on the current Egyptian events.

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